New interview with Temecula Road, Sabrina Carpenter roasts at Jingle Bell, JinJoo Lee and JoJo reunite, Nikki Flores releases EP, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens at #1, Behind-the-scenes at new Shadowhunters set, Kadan and Brooklyn Rockett to host New Years celebration, Rae Sremmurd surprise fans at pop-up shop
New Interview! On Saturday, I met up with Emma, Maddie and Dawson of Temecula Road to talk about how the group came together, the best experiences they’ve had on the road, and even what they’re hoping to get for Christmas. To listen, click here.
A handful of artists performing in Florida on Saturday were more than surprised by the warm weather. One that definitely paid the price was Sabrina Carpenter who wore a black turtleneck and black leather pants at the Jingle Ball in Tampa on a day where the temperature rose to 86 degrees!!!
MTV.com’s Jessica Norton has a nice write up on DNCE’s JinJoo Lee reuniting with JoJo at Kiss 95.1 Kissmas concert in North Carolina and a little backstory on how she first met up with Joe Jonas.
Earlier this month, Nikki Flores released her XII XV – EP which climbed all the way into the Top 20 Pop Albums on iTunes. Back in 2005, Nikki was featured regularly on T2 after signing with Epic Records. Over the years she’s had a co-writing credit on songs for several familiar acts, including:
The Cheetah Girls – I Wanna Know You Like That
Christina Aguilera – Empty Words
Jake Miller – Ghost
Jake Miller – Selfish Girls
JoJo – Mad Love
JoJo – Save My Soul
Jordan Sparks – Silhouette
Raven Symone – Hollywood Life
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story delivered the third largest opening of 2016 and earned over $290 million worldwide! Here’s a look at the top ten earning films (December 16-18) according to Box Office Mojo.
1. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
3. Office Christmas Party
4. Collateral Beauty
5. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
6. Manchester by the Sea
7. La La Land
9. Doctor Strange
10. Nocturnal Animals
Shadowhunterstv.com has an exclusive look at the brand new Institute set with Executive Producer Matt Hastings.
The dynamic duo recently making headlines as the youngest magicians in the history of NBC’s America’s Got Talent, and just featured on Access Hollywood Live, will be hosting their very own New Year’s Eve special Rocketting in the New Year featuring over 11 breathtaking acts from AGT and around the world. Kicking off the party from their tree house, Kadan and Brooklyn Rockett will be broadcasting their magical adventures around the world in a jaw-dropping countdown to the new year.
Interscope Records/Ear Drummer recording artists Rae Sremmurd surprised fans at the Wear. Music. Pop-up experience at Hollywood and Highland. The brothers Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi came to celebrate the opening of their pop-up shop at the location and meet with fans. The exclusive Rae Sremmurd collection of apparel joined existing merchandise pop-up shops from fellow Interscope Records and Bravado artists. This location will be open through January 2nd.
7pm CST – America’s Got Talent (NBC)
Fan-favorite acts from “America’s Got Talent” celebrate the holidays with music, magic and variety. Appearing: Penn and Teller; Grace VanderWaal; the Clairvoyants; Brian Justin Crum; Olate Dogs; Sal Valentinetti; Jackie Evancho; Mat Franco; the Regurgitator; and Professor Splash.
7pm CST – Maleficent (Syfy)
Maleficent transforms from virtuous to villainous after humans pillage her serene forest kingdom. She curses the infant daughter of the family who invaded her home, but later discovers that the child possesses the power to restore peace to the land.
7:55pm CST – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (Freeform)
A family host their dysfunctional relatives for the holiday as the dad contends with spontaneously combusting Christmas lights and temperamental trees while anticipating the arrival of his annual bonus.
8pm CST – Marie Claire Young Women’s Honors (CW)
Gina Rodriguez hosts the first-annual awards ceremony honoring women of achievement, vision and drive who are making a difference in their respective fields. Honorees include: Olympic gymnast Simone Biles; Paralympic champion Tatyana McFadden; and critical care physician Dr. Vanessa Kerry.